Allan G. Galeano

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An Android-Powered Smart Bathroom Mirror That Gives Updates on the News, Weather & Time

Google Engineer Max Braun has created an Android-powered bathroom mirror that gives updates on the news, weather, and time. The system was built …

Sweden Is A Tech Superstar From The North

While most of Europe has been mired in economic turmoil since 2008, Sweden has managed to stay afloat — and even accelerate its growth.<p>The country and, especially, its capital, Stockholm, have outpaced other European nations with a mix of unique cultural traditions, visionary tech leaders, globally …

Sky reinvents itself with Sky Q

Television is going through a period of transition that's greater than almost anything that's been seen up to this point. The inexorable rise of the internet, smartphones, tablets and on-demand viewing have combined to relegate the communal living room TV to being just another screen. That's a …

Robots are using wikiHow to figure out how to cook us breakfast

If there’s anything you’ve ever needed to know how to do, from building a birdhouse to tying a bowtie to dressing like a “pastel goth,” you’ve probably ended up on wikiHow. Now, robots are using the user-generated advice site to learn how to do all sorts of tasks for us—including making pancakes …

Robotics

The Sensel Morph Is A Keyboard On Steroids

In the world of technology, change happens with the blink of an eye. But one thing that has remained relatively constant throughout the years is the good old mouse and keyboard.<p>The Sensel Morph, freshly unveiled on Kickstarter today, is looking to change that.<p>The Sensel Morph is a touch-input …

Best waterproof pouch cases for Android

Stay calm and cool this summer with a waterproof case for your Android smartphone and tablet.<p>As things heat up this summer, most of us are making …

Hacking Team hack casts spotlight on murky world of state surveillance

The recent dump of the company’s private documents revealed the blurred moral lines of ‘digital mercenaries’ providing software that could violate human rights<p>In contrast to many of the private companies performing outsourced aggressive surveillance work for the world’s spy agencies, Hacking Team …

Surveillance

Nikon’s New $596 Point & Shoot Camera’s Insane Zoom Can Show The Moon Moving

A video taken on Nikon’s Coolpix P900 that zooms-in to apparently capture the movement of the Moon has gone viral on YouTube. German nature-lover …

Sony exec: PlayStation 4 has 70 to 90 percent of Europe's console market

The PlayStation 4 is dominating Europe, according to Sony Computer Entertainment Europe president Jim Ryan in an interview with VG247, with 70 to 90 percent of the entire market-share.<p>"We have a very significant market leadership," said Ryan told the publication during an E3 interview. "Well, we …

Google Earth gets new exploration features for its 10th anniversary

Google Earth turned 10 today, and for its anniversary, Google has added new features that improves the way we see places around the world. The main …

Movies

Facebook Can Recognize You Even If You Cover Your Face

Matt Harnack for Facebook<p>Matt Harnack for Facebook<p>Gehry Partners, LLP<p>Matt Harnack for Facebook<p>Matt Harnack for Facebook<p>Proehl Studios/Corbis<p>Courtesy …

Sony Can't Kill PlayStation Vita Because It's Already Dead

Oh, don't worry: Sony isn't killing PlayStation Vita. It's been dead for years.<p>Sony gave its annual end-of-fiscal-year presentation to investors this …

PlayStation 4 Backwards Compatibility Not Likely In The Near Future

After Microsoft announced Xbox One backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games earlier this month during E3, you might have expected soon to follow …

Sony

Sony Launching 1TB PlayStation 4, 500GB Version Gets Some Tweaks

The 1TB Microsoft Xbox One announcement at E3 meant this was probably inevitable, but Sony has officially revealed a 1TB version of its own console, arriving in Europe and the PAL territories starting July 15. It’ll also eventually make its way stateside, as an FCC filing spotted by Engadget proves.<p>…

EA Star Wars Battlefront Shows Off Hoth's Realistic Multiplayer Mayhem

We’ve known a few things about <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i>, but at E3, publisher EA gave everyone a whole new look at the game, including a new trailer and …

Science Fiction

Which is More Durable: Oculus Rift vs. Samsung Gear VR vs. Virtual Boy (video)

The VR headset world is feeling a little crowded these days – there are only several consumer-oriented options, but they are jostling for the same …

Pebble Time Best Buy Pre-orders are now live for $200

As previously covered, Best Buy has scored exclusivity rights over pre-orders in the US for the new Pebble Time. Today's the day for non-backers to …

Best Buy

[Deal] Google’s Nexus Player only $68 through Amazon

Amazon has Google’s Nexus Player on sale for $68, if you’re looking to get yourself set up with an Android TV.<p>Of course, there are much better …

Google wants some video creators to test out its Jump VR video hardware

Google is looking for some people to try out its ambitious Jump virtual reality camera hardware this summer.<p>Google introduced the world to its Jump …

Android M developer preview now available for 12 Sony Xperia devices

Unless you own a Nexus 5, 6, 9 or Player, you most likely haven’t been able to try out the new Android M developer preview that was just recently announced. However, if you own a somewhat recent Xperia device, you’ll now have the opportunity to test out the preview software for yourself. Sony has …

Android News

Google introduces 17 new Android Wear watch faces from top designers

Google has just released 17 new Android Wear watch faces, adding to its collection of 1,500 different options. While there’s no way you’ll go through …

Choosing between a Chromebook and a large Android tablet

Google now has two platforms for desktop-class computing, but which experience is up to the task of being a standalone laptop?<p>While it may be easy to …

OnePlus confirms next flagship will come with a USB Type-C port

Just last week, the folks at OnePlus announced that the OnePlus 2, the company’s next flagship smartphone, will be powered by the Snapdragon 810 version 2.1 processor. To continue its extremely slow spec rollout, the company has just revealed on Twitter that the OnePlus 2 will feature a USB Type-C …

Mobile Technology

Intel Remote Keyboard for Android lets you control your PC from afar

Intel quietly launched a free Android app over the weekend, that lets you use your phone as a keyboard and trackpad for your PC.<p>Intel Remote Keyboard was designed for use with mini PCs that are about the size of a flash drive and don’t ship with peripherals — but you can use it on any system …

Apps

Amazon is going to start paying authors according to how many pages people read

The Atlantic reports that Amazon has updated its terms of use for Kindle authors, people who release digital books through Amazon's online publishing scheme.<p>Amazon is launching an experiment called "Kindle Unlimited Pages Read" that will track how many pages of each book readers actually see. It …

Kindle

Deal: T-Mobile offering a free storage upgrade with the purchase of a Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge

We just recently named the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge two of the best Android smartphones currently available on the market, and for good reason. These devices both feature incredible internal specifications, premium build quality and an overall great user experience. One of the biggest …

Cellular Networks

Super-thin E Ink watch is the latest crowdfunding casualty

You're about to get an all-too-blunt reminder of why crowdfunding sites shouldn't be treated like stores. Central Standard Timing has shelved its extra-thin, Kickstarter-backed CST-01 watch after running into numerous production problems. The project is nearly out of money, and the team has ditched …